Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who ... See full summary »
Fifteen-year-old Beni falls in love with Fögi, a singer in a Rock band. As Fögi seduces him, Beni is willing to follow him where ever he takes him. But Fögi is a drug addict and pulls Beni ... See full summary »
Urs Peter Halter
Tel Aviv, Summer 1989. Boaz, a beautiful and alluring linguistics student, receives anonymous, male-written, love letters that undermines his sexual identity and interfere with his peaceful life with his beloved girlfriend.
A portrait of the last days of high school. Two friends spend all day long together, but this will inevitably come to an end. A beautiful sincere story of mixed emotions and secrets that dare not speak loud.
Juan Felipe Villanueva
A successful young L.A. doctor and his equally successful television-producer wife find their happily-ever-after life torn assunder when he suddenly confronts his long-repressed attraction ... See full summary »
Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, ... See full summary »
Three young vigilantes huddle on la linea ready to chase illegals back across the border into Mexico... but they soon learn that there are borderlines deep within each one of them that each of them has to cross.
Brian J. Smith,
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A story about two classmates - one smart and openly gay and the other school swimming star. They grow as friends and discover their attraction to each other. This story has been told many ... See full summary »
One-night stand can lead to fatal results!Tom is a living proof!He's a straight family guy whose life turns upside down when he finds out that he has AIDS so he tricks his ex gay lover Dan into an empty flat & ties him up awaiting his blood test results.
Tom refers to the Iowa State "Hawkeyes." The Hawkeye is in fact the mascot of the University of Iowa. Iowa State's sport teams are known as the "Cyclones." See more »
I walk home. I'm all scratched up, I got blood all over my face. I'm crying my eyes out. Anyway, my mother see's me. She runs in screaming, "What happened, who did thisa to you?" So I tell her Stevie Bellow jumped me from behind in the schoolyard while his pals stood there and made sure no one broke it up. So, take a guess what my mom does? She takes me back to the school yard. She finds Stevie, she tells him we're gonna fight again this time it's gonna be a fair fight.
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Tony Piccirillo's 'The 24th Day' is a character-driven chamber-piece based on his own play. The film raises the issue of responsibility that comes with sexual relationships. It starts off with two roommates Dan (James Marsden) and Isabella (Sofía Vergara) chatting at a bar. They meet a charming stranger, Tom (Scott Speedman). Dan and Tom decide to hook up that night and once the two enter Tom's apartment things gradually take an unexpected turn where Dan is held hostage and Tom wants answers.
Piccirillo stays focused on these two characters. His writing is brilliant. The characters are well-defined. The dialogues are amusing, thought-provoking, philosophical and there are some interesting references to pop-culture, sports and politics. The twists and layers are superb. He also succeeds in creating a tense atmosphere and keeping the viewer engaged.
The editing is good. At first the flashback sequences are mildly confusing but that parallels well with Dan's confusion. Of course, it all adds up in the end. Efficient use is made of the props and sets as to not distract from the characters.
James Marsden and Scott Speedman are in top form. Chambre pieces require great acting and both actors make fine ingredients. Speedman is restrained while Marsden delivers an authentic performance. Unfortunately, Sofía Vergara is wasted.
This would obviously make a great theatre piece and I'm very curious about the play. I would like to catch a show if it's happening nearby. As for the film, it is well worth the watch.
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